Unfortunately for the cavalry aficionados out there the cavalry (Regulars or state service) did not do much at Shiloh. The woods were too think to permit much. These two companies lost 6 men, which testifies to how little combat they saw.
On front of monument:
2nd U. S. Cavalry Company "C."
4th U. S. Cavalry Company "I."
Lieut. James Powell, Commanding.
2nd Division (W. H. L. Wallace).
Army of the Tennessee.
On back of monument:
These companies were engaged all day April 6, 1862, in front of their camp, as skirmishers on the right of the Union army. Casualties: 1 killed, 5 wounded, total 6.